Author: Caleb SC

Retreat Focuses on the Mystery of Creation

An intergenerational retreat was held for parishioners and confirmation candidates of St Peter’s parish in Strand, near cape Town, on the theme “The Mystery of God’s Creation”. The retreat was facilitated by Dominican Sister...

Br Martin Thompson OFM Rest in Peace

By Paddy Noonan OFM – Franciscan Brother Martin Thompson died on September 29 in Ireland. He was born as George Thompson in Dublin on November 4, 1934, and after his education at Belvedere College,...

St John Vianney Seminary Graduates!

The philosophy and theology students of St John Vianney Seminary in Pretoria received their bachelors degrees from chancellor Archbishop Dabula Mpaku of Pretoria. Also present were Bishops João Rodrigues of Tzaneen and Stanislaw Dziuba...

Fr Michael Seheri to Talk on Sacred Scripture

A theologian will deliver a talk entitled “The Word of God in the Life of the Church” at the Pauline Conference Centre in Johannesburg on September 28. Fr Michael Seheri, parish priest of Our...

Priests Must have Financial Security, Congress Told

No bishops’ conference in southern Africa has set up policies for the financial and other support of clergy, according to a priest of Eswatini. “At best, we have seen pious statements not supported by...

Two Great Friends: Hurley, Kearney ‘Reunited’

Archbishop Denis Hurley and his late friend and biographer Paddy Kearney are united again at a Dominican priory in England. A new bench was dedicated to Mr Kearney beneath an oak dedicated to the...

St Benedict’s Preprimary 100-Year-Olds!

The children of St Benedict School’s preprimary in Pinetown, Durban archdiocese, marked their 100th day at school by dressing up as 100-year-old people, counting out 100 cereal rings to thread and make a necklace,...

New Priest and Deacon for Mariannhill!

Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane of Mariannhill ordained Fr Sibongakonke Gcwaba (left) and Deacon Mlindo Brian Nzama (third left) in St Joseph’s cathedral. With them is (right) Fr Paul Manci, administrator of the cathedral. (Photo...